Band, *1986 GB, Sheffield
The Designers Republic is a graphic design studio, founded on 14 July 1986 by Ian Anderson, and based in Sheffield, England. The studio closed in January 2009, though Anderson has stated that "[The Designers Republic] will go forward after this". In January 2010, however, Warp Records announced that the studio had designed Oversteps, Autechre's tenth album. An archive of their work is available on the 'pho-ku' website.